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Follow the crowd to "Fitz's."
Call at Becher's for fine calendars.
Bedrock prices at Ernst, Schwarz
& Co's. 34-tf
Ladies' and gents' gold watches
It pays to come 50 mileB to trade
A full assortment of lamps, cheap,
at H. Ragatz's. 34-tf
Your interest is to buy of Ernst,
Schwarz & Co. 34-tf
Joe Gross of Madison was in
Cutlery and edge tools at Ernst,
Schwarz & Co'a. 34-tf
Big discounts offered on Holiday
goods at Arnold's. 32-4t
Creston preciuct was in town in
force Saturday last.
See the fine set riugs, including
diamonds, at Arnold's. 34-2
W. N. Hensley, Esq., was "under
the weather" last week.
An immense stock of overcoats
very cheap at Kramer's.
A. W. Critcs, Esq., of Plattsmouth
atas in the city last week.
Mies Georgie Warburton is visit
ing friends at Milwaukee.
George Schram of St. Paul spent
Christmas at his old home.
Heating and cooking stoves in
great variety at C. I). Barlow's.
II. Ragatz has a line display of
ornamental flowers, etc., in his win
The knowing donkey Tony, with
Uncle Tom's Cabin, is well worth
L. II. North returned Sunday
from Iowa, with seventy-seven head
Itloaey to loan on long; or Hlaort
tlme-lewet rule, Oh. C. fftech
er A Co. 33-tf
The finest display of Holiday
goods at Fitzpatrick'a, opposite the
Wanted. A cook, and a chamber
maid at the Nebraska House. Call
Buy your crockery, glasswareaud
lamps of II. Ragatz and save from 15
to 20 per cent. 34-tf
Visitors to Iowa, returning home,
complain of the mud there, and praise
our good roads.
Max Uhlig and Will Paynter of
Omaha sojourned here with friends
John Meyer came up from North
Heed last week. Joe Camp takes his
place on the flail.
Plenty of old papers in bundles
of ten each, for five cents a bundle,
at the Joukn'ai. office. tf
Uncle Tom, Eva, Topsy and all
the rest at the Opera House on Thurs
day evening, Dec. 28th.
-Gum G. eclier&C;. havethe
only complete set of alwtract
books in tbe counts'. -tf
Secure a set of Mrs. Potts's patent
sad irons for your wife, sister or
cousin, at C. D. Barlow's. x
John George of Perry, Iowa, ar
rived in the city Sunday, spending
Christmas with his family.
The greatest double Topsys in
the world with Anthony & Ellis' Un
cle Tom's Cabin, Dec. 28th.
The Firemen's Annual Dance took
place at the Opera House Monday
evening. An enjoyable time.
Ed. North returned Wednesday
last from Kentucky, where he has
been sojourning for some time.
Hon. S. A. Russell, of Iowa, arriv
ed at Schuyler on the 23d to spend his
Christmas in Nebraska with his son.
Uncle Tom's Caiun. Superb revi
val ; new scenery ; splendid company ;
,..ttiB liviner Tonsvs. Don't miss it
The immense trade beiup done at
Galley Bros, is on account of their
straight way of doing business. 32-4
The Ma'unercbor Orchestra fur
nished excellent music for the Edwin
Mifford Theatrical Troupe last week.
Uncle Tom's Cabin as presented
by the best and greatest Uncle Tom's
Cabin Company iu the world. See it!
R. Mackenzie, Jonas Welch and
A. M. Courtright, all good citizens of
Colfax county were in the city last
The installation of officers of
Harmony Chaper No. 13, Eastern
Star, will take place Friday evening,
The Memphis University Stu
dents, with Uncle Tom's Cabin, are
the best colored singers in the coun
try. Hear them.
To Rent. A brick house, six rooms
convenient to business part of the
city. Price fifteen dollars. Call on
-Wh baylBC lots or lands,
et Ghs. G. Becker Sc Co. te far
alsa abstract of title. 33-tf
Miss Olla Ashbauch advertises
in this week's Journal, her Dental
Parlor. She comes well recommend
ed in her profession.
Effie Newcomb, a3 little Eva, in
Uncle Tom's Cabin, shows remarka
ble power. Be sure and see her, and
her pet pony, Prince.
House to Rent. Suitable for a
boarding house. Six rooms. Cen
trally located. Possession given at
once. Call at Joubnal office. 31-tf
Do not let your horses go lame
from cornB or contracted hoofs as
long as Dr. J. C. Lease is with ub.
He cures them all. Office at Check
ered Barn, Columbus. 32-4
Installation of officers of Lebanon
Lodge No. 58, A. F. & A. M., will
take place to-night. Sojourning
brethren are invited to attend.
J. D. Brewer has been receiving
congratulations from all bis acquain
tances. And why shouldn't he, he
has been married many a year.
James A. Scott of Maryland has
purchased J. R. Kinnan's farm in
Butler county, 80 acres, all under cul
tivation, with grove of trees, etc., for
The Packing House keep their
hog yards pretty empty. Any porker
who don't want to pass in his checks
quiclthad better keep away from
"Are you going?" "Going
where?" "Why I to Uncle Tom's
Cabiu, of course. It is the best pre
sentation ever given. You can't afford
to miss it."
Kate Partington and Jennie Mc
Kee, as Topsys, have won a world
wide reputation. Go and see them
and enjoy their songs, dances and
Do not fail to see Unncle Tom's
Cabin, in its superb revival by An
thony & Ellis' Famous Ideal Double
Company, at Opera House on Thurs
Any one knowing himself indebt
ed to Mrs. T. C. Ryan will please call
and 6ettle by Jan. 1st. All bills not
paid by that time will be given to an
attorney for collection. 1
Skating is good on the rivers,
lands, ponds and sloughs. The sea
son may be long or short, probably
the latter, but Nebraska young folks
will know how to occupy it.
The marriage of D. A. Willard of
Genoa to Miss Lotta Anderson, took
place at Genoa Monday evening, Dec.
25th. The Joubnal wishes the happy
couple long life and prosperity.
All resident ministers in the state
of Nebraska will be granted half fare
permits on the B. & M. Ry. in Ne
braska. Applications should be made
as early as possible to the local agent.
We are in receipt of a metrical
communication from Platte Centre,
without any signature thereto. The
author will please furnish his name,
not for publication, but for the infor
mation of the editor.
The Omaha Herald's Lincoln cor
respondent gives a list of senatorial
candidates and lobbyists, who have
engaged rooms at Lincoln. We did
uot see our friend Ed. Hoare men
tioned among the others.
A petition is being circulated in
several counties along the Platte ask
ing that the boundary lines be so fixed
that tbe expense of keeping up the
Platte river bridges will be borne in
part by the counties south.
You can find anything you want
iu the way of a present for friend or
relative, at Dowty, Weaver & Co's.
They have the largest, most complete
and best-selected stock of Christmas
Goods ever brought to the city. 1
One day last we?k Hon. Guy C.
Barnum saw a snake swimming round
in Clear Creek. While this is a stream
fed by springs, and never has been
known to freeze over, the fact shows
the Nebraska climate about as well aB
One of our oldest farmers who
has given the subject considerable
study thinks tbe price of corn will be
"up" before tbe next crop comes into
market. His argument rests mainly
on the fact that the crop of 1881 was
entirely used up.
Luers & Hoefelman have the
agency for tbe Stover's Patent Geared
Corn aud Cob Sweep Grinders, which
are warranted to grind 20 bushels dry
shelled corn per hour, and to give sat
isfaction. A sample can be seen at
L. & H's. store on 11th street. 34-3
To JOVKNAL Sabucribers.
Yea -will Mad, prlated ou each
copy of year paper eppoMlte
year aame, the date te -which
yoar vabscriptiea is paid or ac
ceaated for than: A. Uacola
lnt Jaa. 84. The law prevlde
for this method of receipt aid
The Tecumseh Chieftain says that
John Sherman has husked 10,000
bushels of corn this fall. He raised
4,600 bushels on 80 acres on the poor
farm, and the balance on 100 acres of
his own farm. This is a good sample
of the capabilities of Nebraska soil
for corn raising.
M. S. Cottrell of North Bend, one
of tho oldest and best citizens of
Dodge Co., accidentally fell from his
wagon the other day, upon the bard
frozen ground. It was at first thought
he had received fatal internal injur
ies, but he is now better, although not
over the effects of his fall.
If we are allowed to judge from
the number of people in the city last
Friday and Saturday, laying in sup
plies of holiday gifts, Monday last
was about the liveliest Christmas Ne
braska ever saw. Certainly, the jolly
Kris Kringle never saw a pleasanter
day or brighter countenances.
The Ulysses Dispatch prints as
original matter a small paragraph
(local) which first saw tbe light of
newspaper day in the Joubnal. We
don't care, for ourselves particularly,
but those who read both papers and
likewise those who don't, may be
misled sometime, if this thing con
tinues. Millions of dollars are spent in
tbe United States of America in the
purchase of presents for relatives,
friends, acquaintances and the little
folks during tbe CbristmaB and New
Year's holidays. According to her
population Nebraska citizens make
annually as generous an investment
as the older states,
We were so very busy on Satur
day last that we could not get to the
mass meeting at tbe Court House.
We are informed that Senator Brown
of Colfax and representatives McAl
lister, North and Scbroeder were
present, and that some resolutions
were adopted as expressing tbe senti
ment cf the meeting.
The New York Weekly Tribune
says in regard to the Noyes Diction
ary Holder, manufactured by L. W.
Noyes, 99 West Monroe St., Chicago :
"We know of but one satisfactory
Holder; that, however, is so good
that a second is not needed." Mr.
Noyes sends to all applicants a hand
some illustrated circular. Prices re
Don't fail to read the advertise
ments concerning the American Agri
culturist. We know this publication
to be a most excellent one, aud can
commend it to oar readers, without
reservation. We shall, in a few days,
have a copy of tbe picture mentioned,
on exhibition, so that subscribers can
see for themselves. We have no doubt
it is just as represented.
The will of the late Barclay Jones
of Genoa was probated at Fullerton
Thursday last before his honor, Judge
Thea. F. Elliott. It is understood
that, after the payment of all just
claims against the estate, tbe remain
der of the property shall belong,
without qualification, to the widow.
Mr. W. W. Mannington of this county
was named as executor in tbe will.
Among the many valuable Christ
mas goods disposed of by J. E. Man
ger, was an elegant parlor and bed
room suite which he sold to John E.
Dack, a wealthy Platte Co. farmer,
for $175 00. The fine stock of goods
which Munger carries fully meets tbe
wants of the people and any one in
need of furniture will find it to their
advantage to consult him before they
The Butler Co. Press remarks
that S. S. Reynolds, senator elect of
Butler and Polk counties, is not a Dr.
Miller man. He is understood here
to be a thorough-going anti-monopolist,
though of democratic antecedents,
much the same position as occupied
by senator Brown of this district,
although of the latter the Schuyler
Sun says he will be found democratic
Rev. Father Ryan, who has re
cently been in Chicago, gives a
graphic description of their slush and
mud, compared with Nebraska's good
natural roads. One year's residence
here will satisfy the most skeptical
of eastern farmers who have, daring
some parts of the year, to wade thro'
mud knee deep to get to station, post
office, store or church. Just think of
it, ye Nebraskans, who can trot your
teams along nature's best highway.
It will be well enough, perhaps,
for those who know how to make
syrup from sorghum and who like tbe
business, to sea what they can do with
the method of making sugar from
sorghum, discovered by Profs. Sco-
ville and Weber of tbe Illinois State
University. It is said that from 250
acres, there have been made 125,000
pounds of sugar and 22,000 gallons of
syrup, Worth $19,000, or an average of
$75 to tbe acre. Very tempting to a
Of course Columbus is interested
in any railroad scheme in this section
of country. The Boone County News
says that the talk about a railroad
from Norfolk to Grand Island is not
all speculation ; there is real founda
tion for the belief that tbe road will
be built in the not distant future, and
when it is built, Albion will not, as
some suppose, be left out in the cold.
This would take away from the Columbus-Norfolk
Tasker and Sons' sale took place
Dec. 14th, amounting to $2100. About
half the payments were cash. Milch
cows brought $30 to $35; yearling
heifers, $20 to $24; two year old
heifers $30 to $45 : one year old steers,
$23)4; two years old, $29. As all
will see, these wore excellent prices.
The stock were extra good grades,
and from what we are told of the
original investment by the Tasker
Bros, it undoubtedly pays well to
raise good stock.
A man by tbe name of Herch, a
bachelor of Stauton county, was found
last Thursday in the woods on the
banks of tbe Elkhorn froze to death.
In the middle of the river near by
was also found his wagon. The par
ticulars of the sad affair came to ns
abaut as follows: A week ago last
Saturday Mr. Herch was in Stanton,
and, it is said, left for home on the
evening of that day somewhat under
the influence of liquor, aud this was
the last time he was seen until found
as above stated. Norfolk Journal.
Very Cbooked. The crookedest of
crooked work, and yet that which has
grace and elegance in every crook,
may be seen In tbe Noyes Dictionary
Holders and Noyes Handy Tables.
In them the fact is clearly demonstra
ted that if tbe inventor has not made
the crooked straight, he has made the
straight crooked, and thereby increas
ed its beauty and utility. People In
search of holiday presents will appre
ciate bis success. A fine Illustrated
circular may be had free by address
ing L. W. Noyes, 99 West Monroe
St., Chicago. The prices have been
A goodly number of eastern
farmers will visit Nebraska this win
ter to look over the situation. We
have met several already who are full
of query concerning this region which
has so suddenly (as it would seem),
filled the eyes of our eastern friends.
Nebraska has great merits, many of
which are apparent to the most casual
observer, and some of which are
realized after a short residence, It
always seemed to us 'that, as none
should choose a wife for another, so
noue should select a residence for an
other. The best way for those con
templating a move is to come here,
and look over the situation for them
selves. Take nobody's say-so. Make
your own inquiries. Do your own
investigating. Use your own eyes
and judgment. If yon want to get
cheap land, however, it is our opin
ion, (and we don't hesitate to give it
freely), you must make your pur
chases before many years, for tbe rise
in price is rapid.
Bob. Maxwell, of Battle Creek,
has been appointed postmaster at that
town. Bob. will evidently give good
satisfaction to tbe people of B. C. in
that capacity. Norfolk Journal.
From the very first the aforesaid
"Bob." was an exceedingly active Val
entine partisan. Did anybody ever
say that he bad been promised the
Genoa has been struck with a
streak of good luck. Workmen are
busy rejuvenating the old Pawnee
school-house for occupancy again as
an Indian school, and we are inform
ed that the government will next
summer erect two brick buildings
40x80 feet, three stories high, besides
about a dozen frame dwellings, for
the Indians, at a cost of $150,000.
Outside of the fact that this large sum
of money is to be expended there
next summer giving a decided in
crease to business, there is a general
air of thriftiness, prosperity and en
ergy about the town that is certainly
good to see. It will be a fact, sooner
or later, that tbe water power of tho
Beaver will be utilized for manufac
turing purposes, and the men of cap
ital, there and elsewhere in Nebraska,
will make a paying investment for
themselves, and also greatly benefit
their communities, by taking Time by
the forelock, seeking the practical
men, and building up trade. This is
the gospel of thrift in these days for
Nebraska towns favorably located.
Tbe M. E. Sunday school and
members of the church departed from
their usual custom and prepared their
Christmas tree, held their festival and
distributed their presents to the little
folks Saturday evening. Tbe children,
parents and friends filled the church
with a crowd, many being unable to
procure a seat, otherwise the occasion
was enjoyable ; and to the little folks,
judging from appearances, were filled
with hopeful expectation, which was
fully realized in the distribution of
preseuts. The programme consisted
of music by tbe choir. Opening
prayer and address by Mr. Swortzel,
which were brief and very appro
priate. Dialogue and song by tbe in
fant class. They performed their
parts with credit to themselves. Select
readings appropriate for the occasion
by Miss Anna George and Miss Mate
Wadswortb and an essay by Mr. C. J.
Garlow, followed by music from the
choir closed this part of the proceed
ings, when Santa Claus was announc
ed, who was dressed in a fur coat and
cap with a horribly ugly face and a
nose not easily described, but not in
disguise we learn the young Mr. Mor
gan is passibly handsome ; and at once
he proceeded, assisted by others, to
distribute the numerous presents.
Not a child in the school failing to
CO. TREASURER'S ANNUAL REPORT.
It Makes a good Showing of the Pros
perity of the County and State,
and an Active Interest by
His report to us through Deputy L.
Weaver, showing the total amouut of
state, county, school and city taxes
collected, from Nov. 1st, 1881, to Nov.
1st, 1882, for each year, is as follows :
Collected for the year 1870, $82.78,
'71, $88.16, '72, $151.38, 73, $340.45, 74,
$530.93, 75, $1122.25., 76, $1786.09, 77,
$3945.56, 78, $8926.02, 79, $11,624.65,
'80, $25,210.43, '81, $54,308.03, '82,
$161.72, total. $108,278.45. Collected
city taxes for the year '82, $5,380.24.
Grand total, $113,658.69. The total
tax levied for state, county and school
purposes for the year 1881 was $88,
401.47, the amount collected as shown
above was $108,278.45, making $19,
876.98 more collected than the levy of
1881. The total tax levied for city
purposes for the year 1881 was
$5,147.72, the amount collected as
shown above was $5,380.24, makiug
$232.52 more collected than the levy
of 1881. The public sale of all real
estate for which the 1881 taxes were
not paid commenced the first Monday
of November, and continued till the
first Monday of December, with
plenty of buyers, after which date all
real estate not sold will be offered at
We believe that the treasurer's re
port shows better collections than ever
before in the history of the county.
Keal Estate TraaHfer.
Reported for the Journal for the
week ending last Saturday, by Gus.
G. Becber & Co :
U. S. to Wm. Hoefelman, patent,
w se , sec. 14, 19, 1 w., 80 acres.
Aarion A. Myers to Henry Rudat,
w. d., $2025; sw sec. 22, 17, 1 w.,
Wm. Deitrichs and wife to John
Mitofol, w. d., $50; lots 7 and 8,
Mary Clother to Maggie Hoising
ton, w. d., $800; lot 4, block 15, Ste
Lars Peterson and wife to Wm. S.
Motter, w. d., $1600 ; e ne K sec. 4,
17, 3 w., 87 and 41 one-dondreths
Andy Devany to Thomas Griffin,
w. d., $100; lot 1, block 204.
Wm. Cremer and wife to Frank
Dalv, w. d., $1350; nw K seel, 19,
Wm. Cremer and wife to Daniel
Daly, jr., w. d., $1350 ; ne sec. 1,
19, 2 w.
Henry Scbeldemantel and wife to
Frank and Daniel Daly, w. d., $1350 ;
n)4aw and n se sec. 1, 19,
Charles D. Smith to A.J. Zeller,
w. d., $3500 ; s and nw sec. 2, 20,
1 e., 477 and 20 oue-bundretbs acres.
Olof Larson to William S. Motter,
w. d., $3500 ; e nw and w K ne
H sec 5, 17, 3 w., 177 i acres.
U. S. to Nathan B. Woods, patent;
s Yi sw sec. 2, 17, 3 e., and sw ne
H and nw se sec. 10, 20, 1 e.,
Emily C. and Albert Rose to Theo
dore Johnson, w. d., $1390; sbcK
8, and wiw9. 17, 3 w.
O., N. & B. H. R. R. Co. to Frank
Myers, w. d., $50; lot 1, block 1,
U. S. to Robert Nichelson, patent;
n & nw sec. 20, 18; 2 w., 80 acras.
J. W. Eaily, Treao., to RoBa Blaser,
tax deed; lot 4 block 99.
Sparks treat GraaviUe.
Rev. A. J. Wright preached at
Humphrey Inst Sunday.
Rev. Calder will preach here only
once in four weeks hereafter.
Farmers are doing their best in
order to finish husking while tbe
weather is flue.
The corner stone of the Catholic
church at Humphrey, was laid on
Sunday, tbe 9th. A large crowd was
present witnessing the ceremony.
Last Saturday night the Postville
school house was filled to its utmost
capacity with an eager crowd, which
bad gathered to witness the contest
between the Postville and the Gran
ville debaters. At seven o'clock the
house was called to order by the
president, the minutes of the previous
meeting were read, and the evening
exercises were introduced by a song.
The president then announced the
debate and read the subject, namely :
"Resolved, That the right of suffrage
should be extended to the ladies."
The Granville debaters (who were on
the affirmative), we.re P. J. Coleman,
P. J. Bentz and T. O'Neil ; the Post
ville debaters were Mr. Caldwell,
John Walker, Esq., aud Mr. Arnold.
Two of the judges chosen were of
Postville, and the other one from
Granville. Judges decided, and house
approved of the decision, in favor of
Granville "Juveniles" (a pet name by
which our worthy opponents loved to
call us). The whole affair was con
ducted in the best of spirits, and we
heartily thank the Postville society
for the gentlemanly way in which
they received us. We cannot help
thinking that our literaries might be
greatly improved if there were more
debates between different societies, as
it affords an excellent opportunity for
debaters to porceive and mend their
Dec. 20, '82. Young Reporter.
From the Chronicle.
B. Tscbarner tbiuks of removiug to
Oregon in the spring.
Frank Prince has been inquired of
for a man "who lives four miles be
Ii. D. Kelly came up from Colum
bus last Saturday, and spent tbe Sab
bath with his family.
Phil. Baucb, editor of the Chronicle,
and Miss Mary Ollie Steen of Co! lax
county, were married Dec. 20th, at
Madison, by Rev. C. F. Haywood.
Chris. Neidig has commenced an
action in the United States Circuit
Court at Omaha, against tbe Germania
and Hanover Insurance Companies,
for $3,000 each, for payment of his
policies in tbe above companies.
Herman Falter narrowly escaped
death at Fritz & Wolfe's mill. While
oiling the shaft of the water wheel,
his wampus caught around the shaft.
After giving three or (our turns, the
cloth began to slip without winding,
and this fact saved his life. His cries
for help could not, of course, be heard.
One of the workmen, missing him,
hunted him up and released him from
bis perilous condition.
Mb. Editob : In a sample copy of
an agricultural paper sent to me 1
find a representation, and tbe follow
ing short description of a certain
grass, viz :
"lieana Luxurians (Teosinte). A
remarkable grass which attains to the
height of ten or twelve feet. The
amount of fodder it will produce is
almost incredible. It somewhat re
sembles Indian corn, but tbe leaves
are longer, broader and sweeter."
Does any one of your numerous
readers and able correspondents know
anything about this Teosinte? Will
it stand our climate? How is it to be
raised? Can it be cured for winter
use? Will some reliable seedman
having the seed advertise it in the
Journal? What says our John Tan
nahill about it? Inquirer.
The following is a list of unclaimed
letters reuniining in the post-ollice, iu
Columbus, Neb., for the week ending
December 10. 1882:
A N. G. Angeer.
H Mr. J. W. Bcdnell.
II Chas. J. Hanley.
JT Cbas. A. Jarvis.
J. S. King, Sum Kiuj, Win. Keizer,
N John Noon, Esq.
O Johu G. Olnie, D. O'Hren, Tat
R J. Robnck.
M R. Saunders.
W Peter Wheeler.
If not called for in 30 days will be sent
to the dead-letter office, Washington, D.
C. When called for please say "adver
tised," as these letters are kept separate.
E. A. Gerrakd, P. M.,
Tbe Rev. J. C. Jordau gives this:
The Euglish missionaries to Tahiti
passed around tbe Cape of Good Hope.
The American missionaries to Hawaii
passed around Cape Horn, conse
quently there is a difference of ono
day and night in the reckoning of
time ; hence two groups of Islanders
lying on nearly tbe same degree of
longtitude observe the christian Sab
bath on different days of tbe week,
aud have done so for over sixty years.
Concerning Anson P. Morgan, a boy
16 years old, tall and slender and wore
a brown broadcloth coat and black
hat. When last seen be was at Co
lumbus, Nov. 6th. Any information
of hiB whereabouts will be gladly re
ceived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
J. F. Morgan, Cottonwood, Butler
State papers please copy and very
much oblige tbe parents.
I desire to express my grateful
Ibanks to tbe members aud friends of
tbe M. E. church for a very useful and
valuable Christmas present consist
ing of a money-purse well filled with
gold and silver coin.
Mart M. Turner.
At Humphrey, January 1st. Prize
shooting, raffle of a town lot, raffle of
live stock, watches and many other
articles of value to close with a
grand supper. All are invited.
And for sale the best assortment of cook
ing and heating stoves ever brought to Columbus. Prices and
quality guaranteed, at
13tk Street, aext
BREWER On Fridav. Dcc.22d to .Vrs.
J. D. Brewer, a son, weight 12 pounds.
BAUCHARD-TAFFE Dec. 25th, by
Rer. John Gray, E. Bauchard or Des
Moines, la., and Miss Jennie Tafl'e or this
RAMSEY CRITES Dec. 25th, by
Rev. John Gray, B. S. Ramsey or Platts
moutU, Neb., and Miss Libbie Crltes or
CLARK SPRAGUE Dec. 7th, in Un
iontown, Kansas, by Rev. Mr. Green.
Charles S. Clark, of Genoa, Neb., and
Miss Lizzie Sprague, or Uniontown, Kan.
Advertisements under this head live
cents a line each insertion.
Great bargains are given at G. Heit
kemper & Bro's. jewelry establish
ment iu gold watches for ladies and
gent9. You will find a very line and
large stock of jewelry comprised of
everything usually found in first-class
jewelry stores, also a very line. line of
toys in endless variety. Everything
will be sold at great bargains. Go to
G. Ueitkeinper & Bro. and examine
bis stock aud prices before you buy ;
it will pay you.
Fire kindlere. 33-3
Fire kindlers are safe. 33-3
Buy a winter suit at Kramer's.
Balmoral skirts for35cts.atGIuck's.
Skates at Pohl & Wermuth. 32-tf
Sorghum molasses at Uemplemau's.
Only two of our nice young boars
left 30-tf A. Hexrich.
Try J. B. Delsman'g 50 cent tea, its
Fancy candy and toys at Kretzch
Nuts, candies, fruits and cigars at
Buffalo robes from $2.50 up at L.
Black Beaver overcoats for $4 at
"Pony" corn-shellers at Pohl &
Cauada grey overcoats for $2 25 at
GunlTat-redUGed prices at Pohl &
Wermuth's. "" - 34-tf
Fire kindlers by tbe case or dozeu,
at Hudson's. 333
Holiday goods at low prices, at
A girl wauted. Call at tbe office of
G. G. Becber. 35-lt
Stoves, stoves, aud still they come,
at C. D. Barlow's.
Undershirts and drawers for 50 cts.
a set at I. Gluck's.
Go for cook and heating stoves to
Ernst, Schwarz & Co's. 34-tf
At Mrs. Slump's you can get a nice
doll for 5 or 10 cents. 34-tf
Beaver cloaks, nicely trimmed for
$2.25, at I. Gluck's.
Sauer Kraut twenty-five cents per
gallon at Wm. Becker's.
The best assortment and the lowest
prices at Kramer's.
The best assortment of shot guns at
Pohl & Wermuth's.
Silk plosues, velvets, brocaded silks
and satins at Kramer's.
Call at Mrs. Drake's for millinery,
before purchasing elsewhere.
Something fine at C D. Barlow's
table cutlery and carving setts, x
New hats, new goods, all in the
latest styles at Mrs. Drake's. 32-tf
Ball's Health-preserving corsets can
only be found at Galley Bro's.
Fresh candies, fresh oysters, crack
ers and new honey at Hudson's.
At Mrs. Stump's you can buy nice
trimmed hats for one dollar. 34-tf
You will get the finest, best quality
winter apples at Wm. Becker's.
Accordeons cheap at Kretzchmar'a
next door to G ass's furniture 6tore.
Valencia oranges 50, and new lem
ons 30 per dozen, at Hudson's. 34 2
For Scotch and Irish whiskies
go to Ryan's on 11th street. 37-tf,
To save 20 per cent, on all goods
you buy, come to L. Kramer's to trade.
Call at City Drug Store for toys and.
presents. Prices below competition.
An endless variety of bird cages,
cheap, at Krause, Lubkcr & Co's. 34-tf
Buy your dried beef chipped ready
for the table, at John Heitkempcr's.
Fire kindlers are convenient for
schools, offices and the sick cham
Go to Wm. Ryan's on 11th
street for your fine Kentucky whis
Oysters at lowest prices for the
Holidays; send in your orders to
For bargains in Ladies' and Misses
trimmed bats, to close the geaaon, at
A full line of edged tools, etc.,
everything new and bright at Krauss,
Lubker & Co's. 34-tf
The finest line of Ladies, Misses
and Gents shoes, at the lowes prices,
at Galley Bro's.
Bargains in cook stoves and ranges,
the best line in town, at Krause, Lub
ker & Co's. 34-tf
Dried flowers and grasses for sale.
See sample at Ragatz's store on 11th
street. John Tannahill. 34-tf
At Mr 8. Stump's you can buy your
hats and bonnets cheap. She does
not hold for big prices. 33-tf
We have just received from New
York tbe latest styles of Ladies col
lerettes. Galley Bro's.
. Remember when you want good
cider, you will at all times be sure of
a good article at Wm. Becker's.
The best assortment of boys suits
and overcoats at the lowest prices at
Kramer's N. Y. C. C. Store.
Broadhcads, alpacas, Mohairs and
gcrsfer cloths can be found at Galley
Bro's., Sole agents for Columbus,
Ernst, Schwarz & Co. are now mov
ing into their new place of business
opposite Speice & North's office. 34-tf
The "Splendid" base burner at Pohl
& Wermuth's, also a full line of cook
ing stoves, bird cages, gnus and am
door to Colawlia State Haak.
AH having sick, lame or ailing
horses of any kind should consult Dr.
Lease first, at the Checkered Barn,
Columbus. 21 tf
Wm. Schiltz makes boots and shoes
in the best styles, and uses only the
very best stock that can be procured
iu the market. ' 52tf
Take your poultry, hides, tallow,
etc., to Nickel & Gat ward's meat mar
ket, Olive street, and get the highest
market prices. 33-tf
A full line of groceries, crockery,
dry good?, boots and shoes on hand at
Thomas Farrall's, which will be sold
very low for cash. 32-tf
Silk handkerchiefs, mufflers, tidies,
slipper patterns, albums, toys in great
est variety, and lowest prices at L.
Blank notes, bank, joint, indi
vidual and work-and-labor, neatly
bound in books of 50 and 100, for
sale at the Journal office.
A large invoice of the celebrated
Abbotts wagons and buggies just re
ceived, and for sale, cheap for cash,
by Lubker, Krause & Co., at their
place on Olive street. 35
Don't forget the good, reliable
fatherland dish-rag soaps at Win.
Becker's. These took tho comity
At Brandt's Restaurant tbe best
brand of oysters 40 aud 50 ceats per
can, a good milk stew 25 cents per
plate, from now until further orders.
Krause, Lubker & Co. have been
appointed agents for tbe celebrated
Wilson Sewing Machine for this
and adjoining counties. Call and see
their bargains in sewing machines.
Before buying groceries, be sure to
call at Heinpleman's aud get prices.
(le has a large and full stock, and can
undersell anybody aud evorybody.
Phinney & Murdock are runuing a
first-class meat market, and are pre
pared to supply their customers with
the best of pork, beef and poultry.
Highest price paid for hides aud
Many of our subscribers are
taking the Amei'ican Agrictdturist
with the Journal, both for $3.00 a
year payable in advance. The Ag
riculturist is published in English
and German, is finely illustrated, and
is conducted on old-fashioned prin
ciples of honesty and common
senseP' - tf.
BargaiiH! HargaiGs! -
In ties, collars and ribbons at Mrs.
IT You -wInb liargalBM
In ladies' coats and dolmaus, call at
Galley Bros. 32-4
Mtove tor Male.
A good 8econd-haul cook stove for
sale. Inquire at the Journal of
A good fresh cow, with calf a month
old. Inquire of A. Fillinger ou F.
Strack'b place, Polk county. 35-3p
Buy wool liued boots and shoes,
overshoes, buffalo coats, blankets and
overcoats at Kramer's.
IlugcleK! IlHSKieM !
Wagoner & Westcott have on hands
a fine lot of new buggies, which they
sell at reasonable prices. 21 tf
After Jan. 1st, two rooms, together
or single, in brick building on 11th
street. Either is large enough for
two beds. 35-tf J. Ernst.
Applets Cider. WalaatN.
All first-class, for sale wholesale or
retail, at reasonable prices, at Smith
& McCrea's, one door east of Ragatzs'
Notice to all PcrxoaN OwiaT
Accounts to Galley Bros., most be
settled by Jan. 1st, 1883, or they will
be placed in the hands of a collec
Including guards and switches, done
to order, 2 doors south of Opera
House, by 14-x M. II. Bennett.
A limited number of stock cattle to
feed during the winter at reasonable
rates. Inquire at this office. 22-tf
On Nebraska Avenue, a pair of
spectacles, with case. The owner can
have them by calling at the Journal
office and paying for this notice, x
Two good teams one a A No. 1
farm team, and the other a lighter and
very fast team. With good security
time will be given.
:i2-tf A. Hexbich.
Thomas Flynn is prepared to fur
nish brick, either at his kiln north
west of the city ; delivere d anywhere
in the city, or built in the wall, at
Any one wishing the services of
John Huber, as auctioneer, can make
the proper arrangements by calling at
the Journal office. 32-tf
To the EadleM of Cola
We have again engaged the services
of Mrs. S. A. Rickly who will be glad
to wait on her friends at Galley
From my premises two head of
cattle one of them a spotted steer
two years old, both horns broken.
21 tf M. K. Turner.
200 head of steers, cows and heifers.
Give number of each kind and price
per head and address
Wm. P. Phillips,
1645 M street,
34-8 Lincoln, Neb.
1 Ntaab Sc Mob,
At Leigh, Colfax Co., Near., are deal
ers in dry goods, groceries, hats and
caps, boots and shoes, nails, cutlery,
etc. Will sell very cheap for ca9h, or
in exchange for produce butter, eggs,
corn, oats, potatoes, etc. 34-8
feney Ball Fary,"
A thoroughbred stands for service at
$5 per head in advance and calf war
ranted. Engagements must be made
2 or 3 days in advance. Apply to Dr.
Wm. Edwards, at his farm - miles
north of Platte Center, Nb. 23-3u
Pilsener Schlitz's Milwaukee beer by
the bottle or case, without doubt tbe
best that is bottled, also wines, can
havo them from W. A. Schroeder, or
delivered in tbe city. Give him a
Pocket Book Lost.
In Columbus, Dec. 23d, a pocket
book containing money and a prom
issory note, given by D. A. Booth and
McLean Miller, due me for $54, dated
Feb. 6, '82, and payable Dec. 1, '82.
The public are warned against nego
tiating for the same. A liberal reward
is offered for the return of pocket
book and contenta to Journal office.
35-3 Jamcs Mungkk.
Faran for Sale.
XX section, 5 miles northeast of Co
lumbus, acres broke, house, stable,
well, etc., besides 20,000 trees, princi
pally ash and boxelder. Price $2,500.
240 acres in Polk Co., on Clear Creek,
living water which never freezes, 120
acres in cultivation, dwelling, stable,
etc. A splendid stock farm. Price
Guy C. Barnum.
51-12 Columbus, Neb.
The Chicago Herald.
Elsewhere will be found the ad
vertisement of the Chicago Herald,
one of the best, neatest, cleanest and
uicest newspapers iu the country,
edited by Hon. Frank W. Palmer,
late of tbe Inter-Ocean. We will
furnish the Columbus Journal and
the Weeklg Chicago Herald, one
year, for $2.75; Journal aud Suu
day Herald, $3; Journal and Daily
Herald $6.50. 40-tf
Land Tor Male.
In Colfax Co., near Platte Co. line,
80 acres, 70 of which are under the
plow ; frame dwelling, horse and cow
stables, cow sheds and corrals, corn
cribs, windmill and 2 pumps (water
40 ft. from surface), some fruit and
Also 160 acres, 120 under cultiva
tion, 7 acres of forest trees. Both
tracts have first rate stock range, and
road facilities. $2,000 for each tract,
on easy terms.
15-x R. Mackenzie.
Advertisements under this head live
cents a line, llrt insertion, three cents
a line each subsequent iusertion.
Two mare pouies with white on
point or noses, can be round at my resi
dence. &-3t Jamks Hanky.
"Beauty of HebroV" early, aud the
"Mammoth Pearl," lateSl Took premiums
at county fair, can boseen at Julius
Rasmussen's store. They are worth loos
ing at it you uon't buy.
'20-x Jbns Elliott.
I have 46 twyear-nldV. steers, and
27 head or twoyeir.oid heifers (all with
call), which" Twill exchnngefor Green
Backs-. '"Must be sold within 20 'days.
2i x M. C. KidflhfWG.
Our iiuotat ions or tbe markets are ob
tainedTuesdayafternoon,aud are eorreet
and reliable at the time.
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Butter, . . .
On Thirteenth St., ami Nebraska Ave.,
over Friedhof store.
jgrofliee hours, 8 to 12 a. m.; 1 to 5 p. hi.
Olla ASuhauuh, Dentist.
Salt at J. B. Dels
man's for $1.90 a bar
rel, and everything
at accordingly low
Eleventh St., one door west of
Has on hand a full assortment of
CROCKERY & GLASSWARE,
Pipes, Cigars and Tobacco.
Highest price paid for Country Produce.
Goods delivered in city.
GIVE ME A. CALL!
Great Reduction in Goods of all Kinds at
J. E. DELSUAN'S.
TT? A at almost
any price, from :J0
upwards; a line Basket-
tired .lap, very cheap; come and try it.
PniTPrC! ir you haven't
JJj. X AUIUKJ :
any or iny Coffees yet,
come at once and iptt prices; they are
bargains. Try tnem.
T A T IT Is cheaP but fcts win teI,
I h I IV Just convince yourself, aad
see that you can buy more goods or me
for one dollar, thau at any other store in
A l?TiVV bJK drives in shoes, tin
ix J? Hi VV syrups, choice coffees, th
best or teas always on hand.
canned Fruit cheap.
IST-Prottuce taken in exchange, at c
prices. Goods delivered in the
city, free of charge. JH
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